Wisconsin Energy Institute

Leadership

The Wisconsin Energy Institute's leadership reflects our efforts to function as a campus-wide, integrated, multidisciplinary institute. 

Leadership

  • Ian Coxhead, WEI Interim Director and Professor and Chair of the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • Mary Blanchard, WEI Associate Director

Executive Committee

The  Executive Committee is a faculty group that serves as the main decision-making body of the institute. The committee supports the work of WEI by providing mission-based leadership and strategic governance. The team of faculty members makes strategic operational and budgetary decisions, and ensures effective management of the operations and support for WEI faculty and staff. Current committee members include:

  • Ian Coxhead, WEI Interim Director and Professor and Chair of the Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics
  • Timothy Donohue, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center Director and Professor of Bacteriology
  • Rob Anex, Professor of Biological Systems Engineering
  • Paul Wilson, Associate Professor of Engineering Physics
  • Jennifer ReedAssociate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Gregory NemetAssociate Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs